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Fakhruddin Iraqi: Divine Flashes

By Fakhruddin ‘Iraqi / Paulist Press / 1982



One of the foremost expositors of Sufi teachings, Fakhruddin Iraqi (1213–1289) was one of the greatest of Persian poets. His masterpiece, Divine Flashes, is a classic expression of Sufi love mysticism.

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Key Features

  • Allows Western scholars access to Sufi poetry
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Product Details

  • Title: Fakhruddin Iraqi: Divine Flashes
  • Author: Fakhruddin Iraqi
  • Translators: William C. Chittick and Peter L. Wilson
  • Series: The Classics of Western Spirituality
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1982
  • Pages: 194
  • Resource Type: Ancient Texts
  • Resource Type: Monograph

About the Author

Fakhruddin Iraqi (1213–1289) was originally a knowledgeable teacher of Islamic texts and the sciences. Iraqi joined a group of wandering dervishes and became an ascetic. He served the Shaykh in Multan and was married to his daughter. He lived and wrote during a prominent revival period within Islam. A contemporary of al-Ghazali, another prominent Sufi, Iraqi’s Divine Flashes is his best known work and is still studied today among scholars of Islam.